10th Anniversary Horror

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by Hellbilly, Jun 20, 2015.

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Vote for your favorite 2005 horror movie turning 10 this year

  1. The Descent

    44.6%
  2. The Devil's Rejects

    30.4%
  3. The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    1.8%
  4. Saw II

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. The Skeleton Key

    7.1%
  6. Feast

    1.8%
  7. Land of the Dead

    3.6%
  8. Wolf Creek

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. The Amityville Horror

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Hide and Seek

    1.8%
  11. Cry_Wolf

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Hostel

    3.6%
  13. Dark Water

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. White Noise

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. The Ring Two

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. House of Wax

    5.4%
  17. The Cave

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  18. An American Haunting

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. Cursed

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Hellbilly

    Hellbilly Active Member

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    Turning 10 this year, basically they are still kids ;) Did they make any impact after 10 years? Vote for your favorite.
     
  2. Paff

    Paff Super Moderator

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    You know, I always bitch about people who revere 80s horror with rose-colored glasses and say modern horror doesn't compare. But man, comparing this list to your 1980 list is not the same ballpark, not even the same fucking sport.
     
  3. Dobby

    Dobby Well-Known Member

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    Yes,Yes, Yes! I completely agree, we went from champagne to horse shit. Sorry if I offend anyone but I have to be brutally honest.
     
  4. Anaestheus

    Anaestheus Well-Known Member

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    As soon as I saw that list I thought the same thing. I thought was just getting old and cranky. But, you easily have at least 5 films in that 1980 list that I think can still hold their own today. And, maybe, two on this list.

    That said, I put my vote in for "Descent" It was a tough draw between that and "Devil's Rejects". But, I'm actually not sure if I'd actually call "Devil's Rejects" a horror film.
     
  5. shithead

    shithead Death By Ejaculation

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    The Descent gets my vote.

    But yeah, pretty pathetic group overall.
     
  6. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Easily The Descent for me.

    I've only seen Feast once but I remember having a good time with it.
     
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    CPT HOOK Well-Known Member

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    Even though I think The Descent is probably the best movie on the list, I'm voting House Of Wax because it's the one I've watched the most. The poll does say favorite.
     
  8. CPT HOOK

    CPT HOOK Well-Known Member

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    Although I'll throw out an honorable mention to The Dark Hours. Love that movie.
     
  9. Body Boy

    Body Boy Well-Known Member

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    Voted The Skeleton Key. Thought it was a nice throwback to suspenseful horror at this time of torture pornitis.

    I also loved The Descent, House of Wax and Devil's Rejects.

    The others, not so much.
     
  10. Erick H.

    Erick H. Well-Known Member

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    THE DESCENT was extremely claustrophobic and dark, thought it was very good. Also like to throw a shout out to WOLF CREEK, a brutal Outback gut punch.
     
  11. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Just wait a few more years...

    You will ALL see that I was right. All along.

    Just wait...

    Meanwhile...

    ...

    ...

    I think I might have been wrong about The Devil's Rejects.

    I was definitely wrong about Saw. It's terrible, as So-Called Horror. But I used to think it was one of the Absolute Worst Movies I'd ever seen. It's okay if you want an unexciting, garden variety, childish techno action-thriller that makes humanity look stupid (not depraved, weary, feeling the effects of a quickly collapsing economy and a toxic political atmosphere quickly setting social progress back to the stone age - no... just like a bunch of cheap, pathetic, bored idiots with nothing to thrill us but drugs and infidelity) and has a killer even more full of hot air and shit than Schlock Jock and Fistfuck think I am.
     
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    msw7 Re-animated member

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    The Descent - most of the movies on the list just aren't very good.
     
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    satans-sadists Ghost

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    The Devil's Rejects is my favorite. The Descent would be next. Overall, not an exciting year for horror.
     
  14. buck135

    buck135 Kanamit

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    I went with Hostel which edges out Saw 2. Land of the Dead is a distant third. I still enjoy the first two Hostel's (never saw the third one). This list goes to show you where Hollywood was with horror 10 years ago. Only three remakes that I see on that list so Hollywood hadn't completely gone off the deep end yet.
     
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    The Skeleton Key by a mile, with The Descent as a runner-up.
    Honorable mention to The Devil's Rejects for the unforgettable line:
    'Outta my way woman, didn't you get enough ass bangin' last night?'-Capt.Spalding.
    The rest is pretty much, to paraphrase the late Eddie Guerrero-'kaka'.
    Pretty weak list.
     
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  16. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    I liked The Descent. Haven't seen any of the others.
     
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    I was actually surprised by how many titles were released that year and how many I didn't realize were that old. It will be interesting to see what titles people remember 25 years from now. I voted for "The Skeleton Key" because I like it and it stands out just for being so different from other horror offerings of the era.

    I'm one who actually likes "Hostel" and think it will be remembered over time. I also liked "Wolf Creek" a lot. "The Devil's Rejects" is probably the most horrifying movie on the list but like Anaestheus says it's not necessarily a horror movie. I have to confess I haven't seen "The Descent" despite all the raves it gets. I started it once but it didn't capture me right away. I probably just wasn't in the right mood.

    "House of Wax" isn't great but I feel like it was unfairly prejudged because of Paris Hilton and because it was another remake - even though it's nothing like the old Vincent Price movie. It's overlong with unlikeable characters but has some nice grisly moments and is a bit nastier than you'd expect.
     
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    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    went with the descent then land of the dead
     
  19. Myron Breck

    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    Easily THE DESCENT, but I'm kind of surprised that WOLF CREEK (my runner-up) hasn't gotten a single vote yet.
     
  20. Kim Bruun

    Kim Bruun Resident Scream Queen

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    I really enjoyed The Skeleton Key, but as others have said, this list is not as strong as the 1980 list.
     

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